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1999 May News Releases

City Urges Residents to Recycle MTS Phone Books Destination "RECYCLING" - NOT "LANDFILL!"
May 25, 1999 - With the 1999 MTS phone books now being delivered to homes and apartments, the City of Winnipeg is urging residents to recycle their old phone books. Approximately 53 semi-trailer loads of phone books are distributed throughout Winnipeg each year.

High Red River Levels Increase the Risk of Basement Flooding - City Urges Residents to Take Protective Action
May 25, 1999 -Dave Wardrop, City Operations Engineer, advises "Due to recent high rainfall in the United States and Southern Manitoba, the Red River is expected to peak 9.5 feet above the normal summer level this week and remain above normal summer level until mid-June."

City to Phase Out Most Interfacility and Airport Ambulance Transfer Services
May 13, 1999 - Mayor Glen Murray today announced that the City is phasing out most Interfacility and Airport Ambulance Transfer Services in consultation with Manitoba Health and the Winnipeg Hospital Authority. "In light of the economic challenges the City faces, we have been looking at providing those services that deliver ...

City, Labour and Business Community Care
May 11, 1999 - The City of Winnipeg, CUPE Local 500 and the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce were pleased to host "Alzheimer Coffee Break" today, in support of the Alzheimer Society of Manitoba. Mayor Glen Murray, along with Paul Moist of CUPE Local 500 and Joe Barnsley, Chairman of the Board for the Winnipeg Chamber ...

Assiniboine Park Clean-Up Event Volunteers Wanted
May 4, 1999 - On Saturday, May 8, 1999, at 10:30 a.m., SCE LifeWorks, in partnership with the City of Winnipeg, are hosting a fund-raising event called "Adopt Assiniboine Park." The purpose of the event will be to help spruce up Assiniboine Park, while raising money for a worthy cause.

Animal Services Ad Campaign Targets Unlicenced Dogs
May 3, 1999 - Today—The City of Winnipeg's Animal Services kicks off an advertising campaign designed to educate Winnipeg dog owners about the need and the requirement to license their dogs. Tim Dack, Administrative Coordinator of Animal Services says, "although it's the law in Winnipeg to have your dog licensed, ...

Arbor Day Celebrations
May 3, 1999 - On Monday, May 3 at 10:00 a.m., the Winnipeg School Division #1 and the City of Winnipeg, Parks and Open Space Division invite you to continue the tradition of jointly celebrating Arbor Day with a ceremony and planting of a 8' Black Hill Spruce tree at Wellington School, 690 Beverley Street.

Last update: 23.01.2015

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